958342 World wines and viticulture

Lecture and seminar
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Herrera, Jose Carlos , Suklje, Katja , Antalick, Guillaume
Offered in
Sommersemester 2019
Languages of instruction


The lecture is held blocked in 7 units. Compulsory attendance!
First lectures will introduce the viticulture/wines of the world and the concept of terroir.
Following units will display a wine country and its terroir, climate, wines. Invited guest lectures will bring international expertise including wine tastings and discussions.
Students will work in groups to present about other winegrowing regions of interest.

Previous knowledge expected

Since this is a viticulture master course, knowledge from the bachelor study is required.

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Gain insights into international terroirs (Europe, new world) employing examples by which the students learn
- to link geography and climate with wine style;
- to evaluate effects of political structures and strategies of marketing on winemaking;
- to get proof through wine tastings
- to discuss the above mentioned topics
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.